April 24 ~ Fifth Sunday of Easter

+ For Pope Francis and all the bishops of the Church: that they may be blessed and bring the Good News of love to the human family.  Lord of light and compassion, we pray.

+ For all those in the world who are suffering from natural disasters or violence: may they be comforted by the caring of others who come to their aid.  May you bless all victims and those who respond to their needs.  Lord of light and compassion, we pray.

+ That the newly baptized and confirmed will find in the Church the meaning and happiness for which their hearts long.  Lord of light and compassion, we pray.

+ As we seek to follow your path, we thank you for continuing to "make all things new" in our lives.  Lord of light and compassion, we pray.

+ In this Easter season, the season of renewal, we ask your blessings on all the ministries of St. Anne Parish and all those who participate in them whether by action or prayer.  Lord of light and compassion, we pray.

+ For the grace to unite ourselves deeply with Jesus - the Way, the Truth and the Life.  Lord of light and compassion, we pray.

+ For all those who are sick especially Mike Finn; Terry Casey and Judy Casey.  Also, we pray for those who have died including Bill Powers; Lucy Carlesimo, mother of PJ Carlesimo; and Mikhail Moatti.  Lord of light and compassion, we pray.

+ In thankfulness for all that is written in our Parish Book of Thanksgiving.  We pray also for the intentions written in the Parish Book of Intercessions and those we hold in the silence of our hearts.  Lord of light and compassion, we pray.